Jones v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 19 Motion for Attorney Fees in the amount of $3,690. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 6/2/11. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CATHERINE L. JONES
Case No. 4:09-CV-00878 JTK
MICHAEL ASTRUE, Commissioner,
Social Security Administration
Pending is Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees under the
Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412 (docket
entry #19). In her motion, Plaintiff requests fees and expenses in
the amount of $3,690.
The Commissioner does not object to the
amount requested (docket entry #21). Therefore, the motion is
EAJA fees are payable to Plaintiff, not Plaintiff’s attorney,
and such fees are subject to an offset when the Plaintiff has
outstanding federal debts.
See Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S. Ct. 2521
Therefore, subject to any offset, payment by check to the
order of the Plaintiff, in care of her attorney, will issue to
Accordingly, Plaintiff is awarded $3,690 in fees and expenses.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 2nd day of June, 2011.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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